July 4, 2000
||Tigers trip Rays with HR in 10th
[Times photo: Michael Rondou]
Damion Easley's blast off Roberto Hernandez dooms Tampa Bay, which blows two leads and a chance to win it in the 9th.
Third time not a charm for demoted McCracken
The Rays send the veteran to Triple A again: "The next step is maybe find somewhere else for me to play, and that would be through a trade," he says.
Seles already a champ with winning ways
WIMBLEDON, England -Monica Seles, once stabbed in the back, looked ahead Monday at Wimbledon with a cautious smile.
Trade to D.C. United still baffles Diaz Arce
Raul Diaz Arce is a prime example of how nothing is guaranteed in this world.
Focus is on ailing Sampras
The top seed, who advances easily, says he knows he has his doubters but says "the pressure's on them."
Brandi lets Dokic get better of her
In twist to Camp Dokic soap opera, Kristina Brandi of Tampa loses.
Have you heard the saying, one man's trash is another man's treasure? That certainly fits the Pinellas County artificial reef program. The program has taken everything from tugboats to bridge rubble and created fish magnets off our coast.
Sponsors rule road in NASCAR
At 5:30 p.m. Friday in the Winston Cup garage at Daytona International Speedway, crew members began peeling the primary sponsor's decals off Johnny Benson's car.
Bunting to blame for team's success and failure
LAND O'LAKES -- Bunting has its rewards, but it can also backfire.
Holiday majors win; heat takes toll on juniors
The Majors got off to big start Saturday by shutting out Oldsmar 3-0 at their home field in Holiday.
West Pasco rallies for championship
ZEPHYRHILLS -- West Pasco Belles coach Steve Simon felt he had it all going into Monday night's Dixie Softball League state championship game against Okeechobee.
Strong pitching key to Lookouts' success
TAMPA -- Although college scholarships for three players and a major injury to a top pitcher weakened them, the Lookouts still have a formidable squad and have qualified for the National Softball Association National Championships later this month. Even in the highly competitive 18-and-under division, the team has built a 12-5 record. In a recent tournament, the Outlooks went undefeated and placed second.